Highlights of Fisheries Magazine – June 2015 In this Issue: • Policy Column Nature-Based Remedies to Societal Woes • AFS News Improving Communication/Cooperation among Aquatic Professional Societies • Interviews Q&A: Interview with Jay Hemdal,...
- Amid a Housing Crunch, Homes Pop Up on the FairwayWith large expanses of grass and trees, former golf courses are being reconsidered for housing, but developers face challenges, including community resistance.
- How the Stanley Tumbler Became So PopularThe Adventure Quencher Travel Tumbler, a social-media-famous water bottle, conquered feeds everywhere, one pale millennial shade at a time.
- To Save Water Amid a Megadrought, Las Vegas Outlaws GrassWith drought and growth taking a toll on the Colorado River, the source of 90 percent of the region’s water, a new law in Las Vegas mandates the removal of turf, patch by patch.
Maintain an association of persons involved in the protection of watersheds, water quality, and aquatic habitat and in the abatement of water pollution and aquatic habitat and watershed deterioration; Encourage improved professional and technical standards in the investigation, abatement, and regulation of water pollution, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems; Focus attention on watershed, aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns by conducting symposia, workshops and projects, collecting and assembling information for publication, and distributing results to Society members and the public; and Promote development and use of standardized procedures and techniques for investigating and regulating water quality, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems.